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MANDALA EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

MACROECONOMICS FOR POLICYMAKERS​

Semester 1 and 2 – Dates TBC - Canberra, in-person events

Join us in person for eight practical and insightful sessions across two days. The 2 day course teaches the economic way of thinking through practical case studies tailored to Federal Government policymakers

COURSE FEE & DETAILS

  • Semesters 1 and 2, 2024​
  • All meals and welcome/wrap-up drinks included
  • Hosted at Kambri on the ANU campus
  • Underground parking available ($13 per day)
  • $1490 (exc GST)

$1,490

ENROL

Core Overview

‘Macroeconomics for Policymakers’ is an opportunity to step back, think big and learn a new way of thinking​

Hear from political, APS leaders

Hear from political, APS leaders

Guest presenters are used to better understand the political-economy of economic challenges. Presenters come from politics, the APS and academia – all leaders in economic policy.​

Learn practical frameworks for our big challenges​

Learn practical frameworks for our big challenges​

The course is about teaching practical economic tools and frameworks to solve the big macroeconomic challenges facing Australia and policymakers today. ​

No maths, no jargon, no prior expertise​

No maths, no jargon, no prior expertise​

The course is about teaching economic concepts, not equations. There’s no maths and no prior experience in economics is required.​

Taught through relevant case studies​

Taught through relevant case studies​

The course is taught as a series of case studies. Each case study teaches us a different concept which, combined, builds the framework for how economists think about the world.​

Course Lecturer:

Dr. Adam Triggs

The course is taught by a macroeconomist with decades of experience in teaching and advising governments and companies

  • PhD Economics, Bachelor of Laws
  • Non-resident fellow, Brookings
  • Visiting fellow, ANU Crawford School
  • Partner at Mandala​
  • Former head of Canberra office, AlphaBeta​
  • Former economic advisor to Assistant Treasurer​
  • Former advisor at PM&C and ACCC​
  • Columnist, Fairfax papers​
Course Lecturer:

Dr. Adam Triggs

The course is taught by a macroeconomist with decades of experience in teaching and advising governments and companies

PhD Economics, Bachelor of Laws

Non-resident fellow, Brookings

Visiting fellow, ANU Crawford School

Partner at Mandala​

Former head of Canberra office, AlphaBeta​

Former economic advisor to Assistant Treasurer​

Former advisor at PM&C and ACCC​

Columnist, Fairfax papers​

Meet our course lecturers

Rich insights from those who shape our policies, laws and regulations as politicians, public servants and regulators.​

Dr. Adam Triggs

Dr. Adam Triggs

Course Lecturer

  • PhD Economics, Bachelor of Laws
  • Non-resident fellow, Brookings
  • Visiting fellow, ANU Crawford School
  • Partner at Mandala​
  • Former head of Canberra office, AlphaBeta​
  • Former economic advisor to Assistant Treasurer​
  • Former advisor at PM&C and ACCC​
  • Columnist, Fairfax papers​
Professor Warwick McKibbin

Professor Warwick McKibbin

Guest Presenter

  • Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis​
  • Non-resident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute​
  • Director of Policy Engagement, ANU​
  • Director, McKibbin Software Group​
Dr Angelia Grant

Dr Angelia Grant

Guest Presenter

  • Australia’s G20 Sherpa​
  • Former head of Macroeconomic Conditions, Treasury​
  • Former economics advisor to Prime Minister’s Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard
Professor Shiro Armstrong

Professor Shiro Armstrong

Guest Presenter

  • Director, Australia Japan Research Centre​
  • Director, Asian Bureau of Economic Research ​
  • Associate Professor, ANU Crawford School​
  • Research Associate, Colombia Business School

Course Outline

The course is taught in eight sessions over two days, broken-up with guest speakers, workshops and interactive learning techniques

Program brochure

The program fee covers tuition, books, case material accommodations, and key meals.

DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Session 1: Macroeconomics – the big picture​​

10.30AM - 11.00AM

Morning Tea

11:00AM - 1PM

Session 2: The product market

1.00PM - 2.00PM

Lunch

2.00PM - 3:00PM

Session 3: The market for loanable funds​

3.30PM - 4.00PM

Afternoon Tea

4.00PM - 5:00PM

Session 4: The labour market

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Session 5: Macroeconomic policies

10:30AM - 11.30AM

Morning Break

11:30AM - 1.00PM

Session 6: Macroeconomic institutions ​

1.00PM - 2.00PM

Lunch Break

2.00PM - 3.30PM

Session 7: International macroeconomics ​

3.30PM - 4.00PM

Afternoon Tea

4.00PM -5:30PM

Session 8: The long-run: growth of the economy​

Unlock Your Potential with Mandala Executive Education

Unlock Your Potential with Mandala Executive Education

‘Macroeconomics for Policymakers’ is an opportunity to step back, think big and learn a new way of thinking​

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